Pat Dye hospitalized with coronavirus, dealing with kidney issues
Pat Dye is in the hospital fighting the coronavirus and kidney issues, according to an email from his church.
The Toccoa First United Methodist Church sent out a notice to its members saying that Dye tested positive for COVID-19 and has been hospitalized with ongoing kidney problems. He is said to be very weak, experiencing loss of appetite, and some confusion.
According to an email from the Toccoa First United Methodist Church, former Auburn coach Pat Dye has tested positive for COVID-19. pic.twitter.com/8SfjQOZLpp
— Christian Clemente (@CClemente__) May 21, 2020
Dye is 80. His age and preexisting kidney condition put him at higher risk for the virus.
Dye is best known for being a head coach and athletic director at Auburn, though he played college ball at Georgia. Dye’s career coaching record is 153–62–5. He was named SEC Coach of the Year three times.